Watchdog Slams Safeguards For Foster Kids On Psych DrugsThousands of foster children may be getting powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed to them without basic safeguards, says a federal watchdog agency that found a failure to care for youngsters whose lives have already been disrupted.
'Their Brains Learn Differently': Kids With Autism Learn To Ride BikesLearning to ride a bike is a rite of childhood, but it can be tough for kids with autism and other developmental disabilities.
Study Links ADHD To Teens And Their Digital Media UseA study of teens using high-tech devices has found a link between their seemingly constant use of digital media and ADHD.
Study Finds Acetaminophen Use By Pregnant Women Could Cause ADHDA new study found that pregnant women who take a common, over-the-counter pain reliever run a higher risk of their children developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
DEA Sponsoring Prescription Drug 'Take Back' Day Across ColoradoMore teens admit to participating in the dangerous trend of misusing prescription drugs, and this weekend there's a way to get rid of that potential danger.
CDC Survey Raises Concern About Over Diagnosis of ADHDNew data from the Centers for Disease Control shows 11 percent of school age children in the United States have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and two-thirds of them are taking stimulants.
2 CU Students Charged In Selling, Buying Rx MedicationTwo University of Colorado students face potential felonies for allegedly selling and buying prescription medications.
Study Says ADHD Continues Into Adulthood, Colorado Man Can HelpIt turns out attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) isn't just an irritating childhood disorder. New research shows nearly a third of children continued to have ADHD as an adult.
University Of Iowa Rejected Aurora Shooting Suspect's ApplicationThe University of Iowa rejected the suspect in the Colorado movie theater shooting rampage from a graduate neuroscience program last year because he was not considered "a good personal fit," a spokesman said Thursday.
Most Common Medicine Prescribed To Teens? There's new research today on medicine use in children. The good news: prescriptions for antibiotics are down. The bad: prescriptions for stimulants are up. Way up. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on the especially frightening trend among teens.
Will These Meds Attack Your Heart?Millions of Americans take drugs such as Ritalin and Adderall, but at what risk to the heart? Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study which analyzes the safety of these mediciations on the ticker.